Category Archives: studio space

New Work

“A life of making isn’t a series of shows or projects or productions or things; it is an everyday practice. It is a practice of questions more than answers, of waiting to find what you need more often than knowing what … Continue reading

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Wanna Play?

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your own heart. Who looks outside – dreams; who looks inside – awakes.” -Carl Jung Still in the middle of renovations. Painters this week. My dining room, master bedroom and bathroom … Continue reading

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Making Good Music!

  “It stands above all as a supreme testament to the fact that the sole substance of genius is the daily act of showing up.” -John Steinbeck Life has been crazy lately for me. My studio time has been constantly interrupted … Continue reading

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Sold – Thank You Bennett Galleries Nashville!!

“And the true realism, always and everywhere, is that of the poets: to find out where joy resides and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all.” -Robert Louis Stevenson I’m always happy … Continue reading

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New Work Headed to High Country Art – Blue Ridge GA

“As artists, we’ve been blessed with the ability to turn to our work at such a time for solace or for catharsis – or simply to make sense of our experience. And although we do this for ourselves, it’s a double … Continue reading

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Did I Eat Yet?

“Creativity is all about seeing what everybody else is seeing and thinking what nobody else is thinking.” -Robin S. Sharma Well I’ve definitely moved back to the country where my views are cows and goats and barns – pastures and mountains. … Continue reading

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A Winter Tale

“The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.” -Terri Guillemots   This is my first painting completed since being back in my mountain house studio. The landscape is certainly different here than in the … Continue reading

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New Studio – New Process

“I am an artist — It’s self-evident that what that word implies is looking for something all the time without ever finding it in full. It is the opposite of saying, ‘I know all about it. I’ve already found it.’ … Continue reading

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A few photos of my new work space!

“The studio is less important than other things, like the burning desire to paint. If you don’t have this disease, you can’t catch it from a nice studio.” -Warren Criswell My new studio is still a work in progress as you can see … Continue reading

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